HOUSE OF MIST
Edition: First edition in English
New York: Farrar, Straus, 1947. Octavo, green cloth. Yellowing to page edges, else fine, no owner names. George Salter dust jacket has both corners of front flap clipped; spine lightly darkened, with slight rubbing to folds; rubbing and small corner chips at ends; rear panel lightly soiled and yellowed, with large tears to upper outer corner internally repaired with old, now yellowed, cellotape; yellowing and rubbing to flap folds; in all, good, but still respectable in appearance. The highly regarded Chilean author's first novel, La última niebla (1935). Jacket blurb by her friend Jorge Luis Borges ("Stories of melancholy magic."). Bombal was living with Pablo Neruda when she wrote the book. She re-wrote it herself in English for this edition.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover